AFL

Collingwood
13.15.93
North Melbourne
8.10.58
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Collingwood
North Melbourne
Q1
5.4.34
2.3.15

    Collingwood Events

  • 4 mins - Behind, A.Fasolo
  • 6 mins - Behind, J.White
  • 7 mins - Goal, S.Pendlebury
  • 10 mins - Behind, T.Cloke
  • 10 mins - Behind, J.White
  • 11 mins - Goal, J.White
  • 21 mins - Goal, H.Lumumba
  • 25 mins - Goal, T.Cloke
  • 27 mins - Goal, T.Cloke

    Collingwood and North Melbourne Events

  • 1 mins - Goal, R.Bastinac
  • 13 mins - Goal, L.Thomas
  • 19 mins - Behind, L.Thomas
  • 20 mins - Rushed Behind
  • 29 mins - Behind, D.Petrie
Q2
10.6.66
5.3.33

    Collingwood Events

  • 6 mins - Goal, J.White
  • 7 mins - Goal, T.Cloke
  • 9 mins - Behind, T.Cloke
  • 11 mins - Behind, T.Cloke
  • 20 mins - Goal, D.Beams
  • 22 mins - Goal, D.Beams
  • 26 mins - Goal, T.Cloke

    Collingwood and North Melbourne Events

  • 12 mins - Goal, L.Thomas
  • 27 mins - Goal, S.Gibson
  • 30 mins - Goal, D.Currie
Q3
11.9.75
5.7.37

    Collingwood Events

  • 4 mins - Behind, S.Pendlebury
  • 8 mins - Behind, T.Goldsack
  • 14 mins - Behind, T.Cloke
  • 18 mins - Goal, T.Goldsack

    Collingwood and North Melbourne Events

  • 13 mins - Rushed Behind
  • 22 mins - Behind, N.Dal Santo
  • 22 mins - Behind, A.Black
  • 24 mins - Rushed Behind
Q4
13.15.93
8.10.58

    Collingwood Events

  • 6 mins - Behind, J.Blair
  • 7 mins - Behind, S.Pendlebury
  • 9 mins - Behind, S.Sidebottom
  • 10 mins - Goal, J.Elliott
  • 12 mins - Rushed Behind
  • 15 mins - Goal, J.Elliott
  • 21 mins - Behind, J.Elliott
  • 26 mins - Behind, D.Swan

    Collingwood and North Melbourne Events

  • 2 mins - Rushed Behind
  • 4 mins - Goal, R.Bastinac
  • 19 mins - Rushed Behind
  • 20 mins - Goal, L.Greenwood
  • 22 mins - Behind, B.Jacobs
  • 24 mins - Goal, B.Harvey

Scorers

Collingwood
North Melbourne
Goal Scorers Collingwood North Melbourne
Goals and Behinds Cloke (4.4), White (2.2), Elliott (2.1), Beams (2.0), Pendlebury (1.2), Goldsack (1.1), Lumumba (1.0), Blair (0.1), Fasolo (0.1), Sidebottom (0.1), Swan (0.1) Thomas (2.1), Bastinac (2.0), Currie (1.0), Gibson (1.0), Greenwood (1.0), Harvey (1.0), Black (0.1), Dal Santo (0.1), Jacobs (0.1), Petrie (0.1)

Team Statistics

Collingwood
North Melbourne

Statistics

Collingwood North Melbourne
Goals 13 8
Behinds 15 10
Scoring shots 33 19
Goals/scoring shots 39 42
Disposals 411 379
CollingwoodGoal Scorers
Players D K M H CP T FF FA HO CL
L.Ball 3 2 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0
D.Beams 25 15 7 10 8 8 1 0 0 5
J.Blair 16 6 2 10 9 3 0 0 0 3
T.Cloke 14 13 11 1 6 2 1 0 0 0
J.Elliott 24 15 9 9 11 4 0 0 0 0
A.Fasolo 32 12 7 20 9 3 0 0 0 2
J.Frost 14 11 8 3 8 6 0 0 0 0
T.Goldsack 17 9 5 8 7 4 2 0 0 0
B.Grundy 11 4 0 7 4 7 2 2 14 1
L.Keeffe 13 9 2 4 2 3 0 1 0 0
T.Langdon 13 8 7 5 6 1 0 1 0 0
H.Lumumba 30 19 7 11 6 0 0 0 0 2
B.Macaffer 14 6 4 8 3 3 0 1 0 2
N.Maxwell 17 11 7 6 4 1 1 0 0 0
S.Pendlebury 31 19 8 12 11 3 2 0 0 5
S.Sidebottom 34 24 12 10 8 3 0 0 0 1
D.Swan 35 23 11 12 9 5 1 1 0 3
J.Thomas 17 6 3 11 8 2 1 0 0 2
A.Toovey 17 12 7 5 4 3 0 0 0 0
J.White 10 7 4 3 5 0 0 1 1 0
J.Witts 8 5 2 3 4 1 0 1 5 1
C.Young 16 12 4 4 3 1 0 0 0 0
North MelbourneGoal Scorers
Players D K M H CP T FF FA HO CL
L.Adams 18 7 5 11 3 2 0 1 0 0
S.Atley 21 8 2 13 3 1 1 0 0 1
R.Bastinac 16 7 5 9 7 4 0 0 0 5
A.Black 12 5 3 7 4 2 0 0 0 0
B.Cunnington 28 18 7 10 13 4 1 2 0 10
D.Currie 6 3 2 3 3 3 1 1 3 1
N.Dal Santo 21 14 2 7 11 3 0 0 0 3
M.Firrito 23 14 7 9 6 3 0 0 0 0
S.Gibson 21 10 6 11 5 3 0 0 1 0
T.Goldstein 15 2 4 13 9 0 0 0 23 2
L.Greenwood 15 8 2 7 4 5 0 1 0 2
N.Grima 23 14 4 9 4 0 0 1 0 0
L.Hansen 11 5 3 6 3 1 0 0 0 0
B.Harvey 29 14 7 15 3 3 0 1 0 1
B.Jacobs 15 8 3 7 3 4 1 0 0 2
L.McDonald 20 11 2 9 4 2 0 1 0 0
B.McKenzie 12 6 3 6 3 1 0 0 0 1
A.Mullett 13 8 2 5 5 3 1 1 0 0
D.Petrie 13 9 8 4 7 2 1 0 0 1
L.Thomas 13 9 2 4 6 3 1 0 0 0
S.Thompson 17 7 5 10 4 2 1 1 0 0
D.Wells 17 5 2 12 5 0 0 1 2 2

Match Details

Collingwood
North Melbourne
START TIME
1:40PM
WEATHER
Broken Clouds. Cool
VENUE
MCG
Umpires
Brendan Hosking, Dean Margetts, Mathew Nicholls

Collingwood brushes aside North Melbourne

COLLINGWOOD 5.4  10.6  11.9  13.15 (93) NORTH MELBOURNE 2.3  5.3  5.7  8.10 (58)
Goals: Collingwood: T Cloke 4 D Beams 2 J Elliott 2 J White 2 H O’Brien S Pendlebury T Goldsack. North Melbourne: L Thomas 2 R Bastinac 2 B Harvey D Currie L Greenwood S Gibson.
BEST Collingwood: Sidebottom, Swan, Cloke, Pendlebury, Fasolo, Maxwell, Elliott, Frost. North Melbourne: Cunnington, Harvey, Bastinac, Atley, Dal Santo.
Umpires: Mathew Nicholls, Dean Margetts, Brendan Hosking.
Official Crowd: 57,116 at MCG.

Collingwood has surged into the top eight with a dominant 35-point win against North Melbourne at the MCG on Saturday.

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Pies crush Kangaroos

Collingwood claim a resounding win over North Melbourne on Saturday at the MCG.

The Kangaroos were looking for their fourth win in a row, but they wilted under the Pies' superior pressure and had few winners as Nathan Buckley's men notched back-to-back wins for the first time this season.

The form of Travis Cloke and Dane Swan has been a hot topic over the first month of the season, but both found some touch, with Swan amassing 35 possessions and Cloke netting a four-goal bag that could easily have been six as the Pies ran out winners 13.15 (93) to 8.10 (58) in front of 57,116 fans.

Travis Cloke had four goals to his name by half-time.
Travis Cloke had four goals to his name by half-time. Photo: Getty Images

It was a scoreline that flattered the Kangaroos in some ways as Collingwood largely picked apart the North midfield, which was missing Andrew Swallow and Jack Ziebell, with Steele Sidebottom and Scott Pendlebury getting plenty of the ball.

In-form defender Scott Thompson went to Cloke from the start and the pair shared an engrossing battle, but it was Cloke who carried the day, with Thompson too often left one out on the hulking forward. At the other end of the ground, Lachie Keeffe was rarely left to his own devices as he minded Drew Petrie, who finished goalless.

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Pies tagger Brent Macaffer, the subject of much scrutiny for his tactics against Trent Cotchin last week, went to Nick Dal Santo, but his efforts won't draw nearly as much attention because the pair largely nullified each other's influence.

Ryan Bastinac got North off to a flyer with a nicely snapped goal inside the first minute of play, but it was Collingwood with the momentum for most of the first term. The Pies made their intentions known early, getting plenty of numbers back in their defensive half and hurting the Roos on the counter with their superior spread.

The Kangaroos didn't do themselves any favours with their sloppy ball use as the Magpies' first three goals came from turnovers. With Petrie still struggling to find the ball inside their attacking 50, Lindsay Thomas was North's biggest threat, but his goal halfway through the first quarter came against the flow as the Pies pressed home their advantage.

Cloke's woes in front of goal so far this season have been well-documented, but the Pies' spearhead quickly got the better of Thompson and kicked two goals in the dying stages of the term to double his tally from the four previous games.

His first goal may well have ramifications for Thompson and the Kangaroos next week as the key defender was reported for a late hit on Cloke that also drew a 50-metre penalty.

Petrie's own troubles continued at the other end when he missed a regulation set shot with just seconds left in the opening term, which allowed the Pies to take a well-earned 19-point lead into the first break.

Collingwood threatened to take the game away from North in the second quarter as Jesse White and Cloke hit the scoreboard to stretch the margin, with the news getting worse for the Roos as a groggy Leigh Adams was helped from the field, and he stayed away for the rest of the term while he was assessed for concussion.

Collingwood's lead got out to 45 points as Cloke asserted his dominance over Thompson with his fourth major, but the Kangaroos rallied late with goals to Sam Gibson and Daniel Currie making the margin a more manageable 33 points at half-time.

The Pies' ability to pick apart their opposition in the first half was in evidence in the marks, with Collingwood more than doubling the Roos: 69-34. Nathan Buckley's men also layed 10 more tackles as they sought to pile on the pressure.

North was under siege early in the second half, with Collingwood's inaccuracy in front of goal the only thing keeping the Roos in the match. Seventeen minutes elapsed without a major score thanks to the Pies' inaccuracy and the Roos' inability to find a reliable avenue to goal.

Tyson Goldsack finally broke the drought when he got on the end of a string of hand passes to kick an important team goal. Once again, it was the Pies' superior pressure that led to the turnover, which saw Swan link up with Sidebottom who found Goldsack in the goal square.

At the other end, Petrie and Dal Santo spurned chances to narrow the gap, with Ben Jacobs subbed on for Currie late as Brad Scott searched for more run and carry.

North has developed a reputation for finishing off games well this season, but they had a mountain to climb as they started the final term 38 points in arrears. The Pies booted three behinds to start the quarter and leave a glimmer of hope for North, but that was snuffed out when Jamie Elliott finished a good day out with successive goals.

Insult was added to injury for the Roos, with Thomas limping from the ground as the Collingwood song played, after Ben Cunnington collided heavily with his left leg inside the last minute.